A tiny ski resort spread Covid to 45 nations. Now it faces its ...

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A tiny ski resort spread Covid to 45 nations. Now it faces its own disaster

Ischgl in Austria is being sued by 1,000 people for not taking adequate precautions against the virus

Justin Huggler

Authorities in Austria will next month face the first legal challenges from people who say they caught Covid-19 at a ski resort.

In what could become a class-action lawsuit, hundreds of people are preparing to sue local authorities in the resort of Ischgl in the Tyrolean Alps, with lawyers ready to bring the first cases by the end of September.

The tiny resort was one of the main centres of the outbreak in Europe and believed to have spread the virus to 45 countries as people returned home...

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